Vaccination for adults over 20 starts in August

By TPN/Lusa, in COVID-19 · 04-06-2021 01:00:00 · 3 Comments

People over 20 years of age will start being vaccinated against Covid-19 in August, the Task Force coordinator for the Covid-19 vaccination plan stated on 1 June.

"We are going to finish vaccinations for people over 30 between the end of July and the beginning of August and then 20 year olds will be vaccinated," Henrique Gouveia e Melo told reporters on the sidelines of the eHealth Summit event. The Task Force coordinator explained that by the time they reach the age of 18, “roughly” more than 90 percent of the population will be vaccinated. "It is very likely that, with this rate of vaccination, the virus will continue to persist endemically in the population," he said, and end up "dying" because it has no way to spread in the community. Therefore, Gouveia e Melo also said, it may not be necessary to vaccinate children because, by vaccinating 70 percent, 80 percent, 90 percent of the population, children are being protected.



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Comments:

the so-called vax is more deadly than covid which has a survivability rate of 99.7%

By rodric reese from USA on 10-06-2021 05:23

Sa Wilkinson, you should go to the health delegation of your region in person and tell them you haven't been contacted yet despite your age and having registered.

By Scott from Porto on 07-06-2021 11:27

My Irish partner aged 59 and myself, a UK citizen aged 50 still haven't been contacted for the vaccine despite registering on the website for those with no health number. After they leaving us until last as we are not Portuguese residents? I in fact have applied for residencia but cannot get a health number as my local health centre in Coja wouldn't accept my digital certificate. It's a joke.

By Sam Wilkinson from Beiras on 06-06-2021 05:20
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